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By John H Gill,Franz Joseph Hausmann

ISBN-10: 1473882699

ISBN-13: 9781473882690

‘Fills a truly obvious hole within the historical past of the Napoleonic Wars through offering a very good description of what it was once prefer to be a member of the Royal Bavarian Army.’
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The letters and diaries of Lieutenant Franz Joseph Hausmann are right here put within the context of the army occasions of the interval through popular historian John Gill. They stem from Hausmann’s first crusade in 1805 within the warfare opposed to Austria, by means of the 1806 and 1807 campaigns in Prussia and Poland. In 1809 he was once in motion opposed to the Tyrolean riot and he additionally fought at Abensberg and Zniam. He used to be basically twenty-three whilst he launched into the ill-fated 1812 invasion of Russia and served as a part of the Bavarian corps that used to be shattered during this cataclysmic crusade. He survived to explain the 1813 crusade and the 1814 crusade in France while the Bavarians switched facets and fought opposed to Napoleon.

With extra statement through John Gill at the Bavarian military and its campaigns and battles, this ebook is a crucial, authoritative addition to the works at the Napoleonic Wars.

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